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Species Account for Pseudolyciella pallidiventris

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Pseudolyciella pallidiventris  (Fallén, 1820)
Diptera: other groups: Lauxaniidae

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Taxonomic group: flies (other) (Diptera: other groups) - County data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
Recorded from 6 out of 57x10km.sq. records in county

Species text
In an unpublished status review there are only twelve post-1960 records known. A recent revision of this species-group showed that most records of L. pallidiventris refer to L. stylata Papp and there are few records of L. pallidiventris. Larval biology is unknown; other members of this genus have been reared from a range of situations including leaf litter, soil, dead wood, bird nests and moss. Threats include clearance of woodland and drainage of associated wetlands for agriculture or intensive forestry. Management should maintain habitat diversity at sites, including marshy areas, open rides and clearings. References

Species text last edited on Sat Sep 6th 2008 by user 3


Broad Habitat Data (based on 1 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 6 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Pseudolyciella pallidiventris

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